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need digital cam recommendation

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by Stan Martin, Sep 28, 2010.

  1. Stan Martin

    Stan Martin Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    under $200.
     
  2. KC

    KC Friend of Leo's

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    here you go

    got one of these

    http://www.amazon.com/Panasonic-DMC...1_map?s=gateway&ie=UTF8&qid=1285686399&sr=8-1

    last spring. Leica lens, takes amazing pictures. Long telephoto retracts to a very wide angle. The only drawback is that it's a little bulky for a shirt pocket; if you really want a forget-it's-there camera, you might want to look elsewhere. But this really does take much, much better pics than my last digital.
     
  3. studio1087

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  4. KevinB

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    Although I prefer Nikon DSLRs, I'm a big fan of the little Canon ELPH point & shoots.

    Take a look at the PowerShot SD1300 IS for $179. 12MB, 28-112mm (equivalent) zoom lens, image stabilization, excellent quality and great design.

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    Frontier9 Friend of Leo's

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    I was about to suggest one of the Lumix series cameras - we have the Lumix DMC-ZS7 and I don't have a single bad thing to say about it. We get terrific pictures with it and it does high def video really well, also. A little more than your budget but it would be well worth saving up the extra 50-60 bucks.

    link to Panasonic's site
     
  6. Stan Martin

    Stan Martin Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

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    thanks for

    the tips
     
  7. studio1087

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    I'm an idiot.

    I thought you meant movie cam.

    I'm sorry.

    I have a Sony Cybershot that I use on land and I have the Sony underwater housing and I've taken it past 100' deep on over 400 dives.

    10 meg

    Bulletproof.

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    14 meg Cybershot - $169 - Linky
     
  8. blue metalflake

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    I'd always say Canon, Nikon or Olympus as a guide. You may be able to get one of the bottom end Canons in your budget.
     
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